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Andrey Anro ( born 1987 Smorgon, Belarus.)
Artist, photographer.

Lives and works in Smorgon and Minsk, Belarus.

«asic tools are painting, photography, digital collage, installation. Anro explores topics such as collective memory, historical heritage, politics, dictatorship, religion, disappearance and death. Member of the art group "Who Except Us". The artist's works are in the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (MOCAK), in the ART4 Museum in Moscow, in private collections in Sweden, Canada, Russia, and the USA

In 2007 he graduated MMT L.B. Krasina (Moscow, Russia), speciality "Advertising".

Author of the book "21 glasses. Yogesh's stories which were recorded by Anro" publishing "Trimedia Content ".

Author of the photobook "Happy Death Society", 2019.

From 2007 to 2012 Anro engaged in photography, takes a series of "Dissomnia" where the artist reinterprets Belarusian folklore.

Since 2013 Anro begins to engage in painting, creates a series «The Lost», where portraits of missing people were used as the material for work. Then the artist starts to work for project «Face in Shadow», where he uses political images in the prism of mythology and visualizes them using figurative painting.

In 2015 he created a series of graphic works "The New World", the "The New World" magazine's pages (the magazine of the late 80's) were used at the basic of it. The series studied the theme of utopia of the Soviet time and nostalgia for utopia in the post-Soviet society.

2011 - 2020 work on the project "Happy Death Society" about the story of grandmother, her decision to die and a long wait for death, about the Catholic partnership in which grandmother was a member.





Since 2018 member of XX art group (the dou with Vasilisa Palianina).

In 2019 resident of Scholarship Program "Gaude Polonia". (Warsaw, Poland)
In 2020 participant of the residence under the Goethe-Institut program, work into art group Slavs and Tatars. (Berlin, Germany)



SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2020 – "The Silence Speaks Volumes" (Hrodna, Belarus, space Third Place)
2019 – "45 cm" (Moscow, Russia, Syntax gallery)
2017 – "Screenshot" (Moscow, Russia, gallery Triangle)
2017 – "Untitled" (Minsk, Belarus, A&V gallery)
2016 – "Memory Game" (Moscow, Russia, gallery Triangle)
2015 – "In Big Shadow" (Minsk, Belarus, creative space "СEСH")
2011 – "Dissomnia" (Smorgon, Belarus)



GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2020 – "Belarus.Protest.Art" (Paris, France, 59 Rivoli gallery)
2020 – "Faceless" (Brest, Belarus, KX space)
2019 – "Genitive" (Minsk, Belarus, National Center for Contemporary Arts)
2018 – "Here and now" (Minsk, Belarus, space "Squat")
2015 – "# SOFTNORM" (Moscow, Russia, ARTPLAY center)
2014 – "The memory of the shadows" (Minsk, Belarus, Gallery "Palace of art")
2014 – "Alphabet" (Gomel, Belarus, GH Vaschenko Gallery)
2013 – "Becoming an artist" (Minsk, Belarus, Gallery of Modern Art "Ў")
2013 – "Structuring" (Minsk, Belarus, Gallery of Modern Art "Ў")
2010 – "Foto-Future" (Moscow, Russia, WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Gallery "No exhibition")
2009 – "Project 11" (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
2009 – Belarus it is us ( Minsk, Belarus, Trade Union Palace of Culture)
ART FAIRS:

2020 – "Untitled" (Miami Beach, USA, Syntax gallery)
2020 – "Viennacontemporary", (Vienna, Austria, Viennese Marx Halle)
2020 – «Untitled» (San Francisco, USA, Pier 35)
2017 – «START Art Fair» (London, England, A&V gallery)
2016 – «viennacontemporary» (Vienna, Austria, gallery Triangle)


CONTACTS:

anroandrey@gmail.com
instagram.com/andreyanro